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Sefa Utaki斎場御嶽

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Sefa Utaki is a historical site located in Nanjo City, Okinawa Prefecture. In December 2000 it was designated as part of the Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Within Sefa Utaki there are six Ibi (sacred areas), from one of which, Sangui, there is a wonderful view of Kudaka Island (known as the “Island of the Gods”). Sefa Utaki is still venerated as a sacred place, and many people come to pray here.

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place Okinawa Pref. Nanjoushi Chinen Kudeken
phone 0989491899

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Address

Okinawa Pref. Nanjoushi Chinen Kudeken [map]

Phone

0989491899

Hours
[Mar.-Oct.] 9:00-18:00 (Latest entry 17:30, final ticket sale 17:15)
[Nov.-Feb.] 9:00-17:30 (Latest entry 17:00, final ticket Selling 16:45)
Closed
6/3-5, 10/28-30 (yearly calendar 5/1-3, 10/1-3)
Fees
Adults 300 yen, small/Junior High School Students 150 yen
※ admission tickets are sold at Nanjo City area product center
Parking Lot
Available (150 spaces)
※ Nanjo City Area Products Center (Ganju Station Nanjo), Chinen Sakai Park
Credit Card
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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Let go of your image of a busy, ordered Japan and replace it with crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and relaxing folk music: You’ve arrived in Okinawa. A world away from the high intensity of Tokyo, Okinawans appear to live a laid-back beach life on this paradisiacal tropical island that lies in the middle of the East China Sea almost 1,000 kilometers south of mainland Japan’s most southern tip. Home to a spattering of islands, prepare yourself to discover underwater caves, star-shaped sand, and an island culture sometimes unrecognizable from mainland Japan.

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